Periodontics in Monterey & Salinas, CA
What Is A Periodontist?
A periodontist is a dentist who specializes in the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of periodontal (gum) disease and in the placement and maintenance of dental implants. Periodontists receive extensive training in these areas, including two additional years of education beyond dental school.
By choosing a gum specialist you will benefit from the latest procedures for treating periodontal disease and placing dental implants tailored to your needs. In addition, Kevin E. O'Shea, DDS & Patrick M. Keeley, DMD can perform cosmetic periodontal procedures to help you achieve the smile you desire.